KAMPALA — dfcu Bank has August 26 that five staff at the Lugogo Branch have tested positive for COVID 19.
The bank management in a statement said the affected staff have been accorded the requisite medical and psychosocial
“All exposed colleagues in the branch are undergoing tests and will be required to
self-isolate for a period of 14 days,” reads an excerpt.
According to the statement, tracking of all possible contacts is also underway and they are working with the Ministry of Health to facilitate the process of having the requisite tests carried out.
“As a precautionary measure, the Branch has been temporarily closed to mitigate the risk of further infection to other staff, customers and the public, and will reopen after undergoing thorough decontamination and cleaning in line with the Ministry of Health Standard Operating Procedures,” management noted.
“For this period, customers are encouraged to utilise our digital channels (QuickBanking, dfcu Agents, ATMs) for their routine banking activities,” reads the statement in part.
Customers and the public have been urged to adhere to the SOPs by the Ministry of
Health to curb the spread of the pandemic.